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Bringing-the-mainframe-into-agile-processes-with-DevOps-for-Db2

Bringing the mainframe into agile processes with DevOps for Db2


Friday, August 2, 2019 by

BMC announced the BMC AMI DevOps for Db2 solution, which is designed to accelerate the delivery of new and updated applications to the market. The solution easily integrates with the Jenkins Pipeline suite of plugins to provide an automated and efficient way of receiving, evaluating, and implementing Db2 schema changes as part of an application update. The BMC A...


WordPress-plugin-vulnerabilities-are-a-hackers-playground

WordPress plugin vulnerabilities are a hackers playground


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by

What do TechCrunch, BBC America, PlayStation and MTV News all have in common? Each of their websites is powered by WordPress. Over 74.6 million, or roughly 30 percent, of the world’s websites, depend on WordPress to power their online platforms. Every second there are over six new WordPress.com posts and over 47,000 plugins, with the number growing daily. Wh...


Using-IoT-in-the-office-to-help-employees-be-happy

Using IoT in the office to help employees be happy


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by

Oulu-based IoT and product development company Haltian, and internationally-operating Nordic software and services company Tieto, have agreed on a multi-annual commercial cooperation concerning Tieto's Empathic Building service. The smart office market is predicted to double in the next five years, and the shared offering of the two companies provides customers with...


Productive-app-updates-while-prioritizing-the-customer

Productive app updates while prioritizing the customer


Monday, February 25, 2019 by

Product innovation is essential for companies that want to have a high-performing app. Top companies that stay ahead of the curve are constantly changing, experimenting and creating new ways for users to engage with products. However, when implementing new app features or experiences, customers need to be at the center of the innovation process. Companies can use tes...


Blockchain-development-with-strong-APIs

Blockchain development with strong APIs


Monday, January 21, 2019 by

2018 was the year of blockchain “pilot” projects - where companies began to truly explore all of the possibilities of the technology. For example, in PwC’s 2018 survey of 600 executives, 84 percent said their organizations had at least some involvement with blockchain technology - but only 15 percent reported having gone live. As we jump into 2019, ...


What-does-the-Kubernetes-privilege-escalation-flaw-mean

What does the Kubernetes privilege escalation flaw mean


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by

Bringing together powerful applications into containerized services that are open source can have their drawbacks, as recently discovered by the RedHat issued a critical Security Advisory and patches for CVE-2018-1002105, a privilege escalation flaw impacting Kubernetes. Sumo Logic CSO, George Gerchow weighs in: "The Kubernetes vulnerability is a huge deal, even...


Presidential-Alerts-and-the-future-of-mobile-communication

Presidential Alerts and the future of mobile communication


Thursday, October 4, 2018 by

FEMA has sent their first emergency test message to all of the mobile devices throughout the United States. They reported every American who owns a smartphone - which is about 75% of the population, should have received the test alert. In total the message went out to a total of 225 million devices right around 1:18 PM CST reading "Presiden...


The-blockchain-network-to-track-and-authenticate-jewelry

The blockchain network to track and authenticate jewelry


Friday, April 27, 2018 by

IBM and a consortium of gold and diamond businesses announced the first cross-industry initiative to use blockchain to trace the provenance of finished pieces of jewelry across the supply chain for increased transparency.Asahi Refining (precious metals refiner), Helzberg Diamonds (U.S. jewelry retailer), LeachGarner (precious metals supplier), The Richline Group (global...


Using-common-short-codes-for-mobile-app-marketing

Using common short codes for mobile app marketing


Friday, February 16, 2018 by

App developers know well the difficulties in marketing their apps. But a highly compelling way to advertise their apps in the context to the real world is being overlooked.Common Short Codes provide an easy way for app developers and brands to get consumers to download an app in context with their current, real-world surroundings. Common Short Codes bring integrity and ...


DevOps-IT-salary-report-reveals-shifting-employment-priorities

DevOps IT salary report reveals shifting employment priorities


Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by

Puppet has released the findings of its fourth annual DevOps Salary Report. The salary report, based on 3,200 responses collected through the 2017 State of DevOps survey, shows how compounding factors, including geographic region, industry and the number of servers managed, are influencing compensation.The report found that IT professionals overseeing the largest enviro...


Introduction-to-Kubernetes-from-The-Linux-Foundation-released

Introduction to Kubernetes from The Linux Foundation released


Monday, July 10, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, has announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) is now available. The free course, LFS158x - Introduction to Kubernetes, is offered through edX, the nonprofit online learning platform founded in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of T...


VMKings-launch-a-new-VPS-hosting-program-aimed-at-developers

VMKings launch a new VPS hosting program aimed at developers


Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by

VMKings, a cloud provider for developers, has launched its VPS (Virtual Private Server) hosting solution. Due to the private nature of the VPS technology, developers can now be the administrators of their solution without having to worry about maintenance.While other cloud solution providers (CSPs) offer generalized services to all sectors, VMKings, created by a team of...


Salesforce-Trailhead-turned-this-future-lawyer-into-a-citizen-developer

Salesforce Trailhead turned this future lawyer into a citizen developer


Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by

This week, we spoke with Krystal Carter, President, Chief Cloud Enthusiast, Danny Kay Cloud, about how she went from aspirations to being an attorney to owning her own cloud consulting company, and her advice for others looking to kick-start their career in the digital economy. Prior to working in tech what did you do for a living? What made you want to switch care...


What-you-need-to-know-about-customizing-Software-as-a-Service

What you need to know about customizing Software as a Service


Wednesday, January 4, 2017 by

It’s a given for web and mobile application development that performance testing is critical to application success. Yet, for organizations wishing to customize third-party (3P) software as a service (SaaS) rather than running it out of the box as written, performance testing can be problematic. For some types of performance testing, it is nearly impossible due to limit...


The-journey-from-a-hairdresser-to-a-Salesforce-Administrator

The journey from a hairdresser to a Salesforce Administrator


Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by

This week, we spoke with Cheryl Feldman, Assistant Vice President, Salesforce Administration & Strategy Allianz Global Investors, about how she went from hairdresser to Salesforce Administrator, and her advice for others looking to kick-start their technology career. ADM: Prior to working in tech what did you do for a living? What made you want to switch career...


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What's so tricky about Android security anyway


Monday, December 12, 2016 by

Android authentication can be a tricky business because it can help identify the user, but it can also open the door to hackers at the same time. It all comes down to the device administrator access which comes with a lot of benefits like. Device administrator access provides complete device management access rights that include creating and managing poli...


How-do-we-simplify-east-west-security-The-imperative-path-is-upon-us

How do we simplify east-west security The imperative path is upon us


Monday, December 5, 2016 by

Ahhh, the endless saga of streamlining hazards around application security: let’s talk about the East-West component of the conundrum. But first, it’s important to clarify the variances of ‘East-West’ vs. ‘North-South’ traffic in a typical data center environment. By definition: North-South traffic is the communication that occurs between server applications deploy...


There-has-never-been-a-better-time-to-be-a-Salesforce-developer

There has never been a better time to be a Salesforce developer


Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by

Trailhead is Salesforce's interactive learning environment for all app creators, enabling them to master in-demand Salesforce skills through free hands-on training.We spoke with Sarah Franklin, senior vice president of developer relations and general manager of Trailhead at Salesforce, about a report released on the size of and job opportunities in the Salesforce ecosys...


SolarWinds-Virtualization-Manager-7-adds-predictive-analytics-and-recommendations

SolarWinds Virtualization Manager 7 adds predictive analytics and recommendations


Saturday, November 5, 2016 by

SolarWinds has announced SolarWinds Virtualization Manager 7. With this latest release, SolarWinds Virtualization Manager goes to the forefront of virtualization management by offering the capability to analyze and act on historical trends, respond to active issues and prevent future problems through predictive analytics from a single console. No other tool provides the...


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Security First: 5 tips for building a secure mobile app from the ground up


Wednesday, October 5, 2016 by

With more than two billion smartphone users worldwide, the app market has exploded — along with risks. Mobile app developers are still struggling to make security a priority and by 2017, cyber-attacks via vulnerable apps are anticipated to account for 75% of all mobile security breaches. Given what's at stake, it's critical that developers build apps that are &ldq...


Okta-Releases-New-API-Security-Platform

Okta Releases New API Security Platform


Tuesday, September 6, 2016 by

Okta has released a new platform to provide API security and access management for businesses that are building products, sharing data with partners, and enabling third-party developer ecosystems. In a statement on the introduction of the new platform, The Okta said, “The new API Access Management product solves modern challenges for both developers and IT. Every A...


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Release of VMware Integrated OpenStack 3 Is Based On OpenStack Mitaka


Thursday, September 1, 2016 by

VMware made a number of announcements during its VMworld 2016 user conference in Las Vegas this week. Included is the availability of VMware Integrated OpenStack 3, the latest release of VMware's OpenStack distribution now based on the OpenStack Mitaka release.    VMware has introduced new features to make deploying OpenStack clouds simpler and mor...


LISA-2016-Conference-Will-Provide-6-Days-of-System-Administrator-Training

LISA 2016 Conference Will Provide 6 Days of System Administrator Training


Friday, August 19, 2016 by

If you’re a system administrator, you’ll want to make plans now to go to Boston in early December to take in the LISA 2016 conference (Large Installation System Administration Conference). The event is hosted by USENIX, an association that brings together technical information and events for engineers, system administrators, scientists, and technicians to explore the mo...


Michele-Casey-of-Oracle-Chats-About-Oracle-Linux

Michele Casey of Oracle Chats About Oracle Linux


Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by

Michele Casey, Oracle Linux Senior director of Product Management, reached out to provide insight into Oracle Linux and the platform’s place in the evolution of containers for next-generation application development.ADM: To set the stage, what are some notable container use cases where people are pursuing Oracle Linux as a solution?Casey: Oracle Linux supports abroad po...


Prioritizing-Proactivity-in-a-Complex-IT-World

Prioritizing Proactivity in a Complex IT World


Friday, June 10, 2016 by

As a business’s technology infrastructure grows in complexity, IT teams struggle to take a proactive approach to infrastructure monitoring. Furthermore, the C-suite is placing more emphasis on IT’s responsibility to drive the business forward, adding additional pressure to the need to get ahead of performance problems or system outages before they occur. We sat dow...


Coupa-Software-Releases-New-Cloud-Based-Spend-Management-Solutions

Coupa Software Releases New Cloud-Based Spend Management Solutions


Saturday, May 14, 2016 by

Coupa Software, a cloud-based spend management solutions provider, has announced Coupa Release 15 (R15), which includes a hyperlocalized language feature that allows businesses to personalize their application language to their business vocabulary and collect end-user translation suggestions and make language changes instantly. The release also adds in context recommend...


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A Deep Dive into Compose's Database as a Service Platform


Thursday, April 14, 2016 by

Last summer, IBM purchased Compose (originally MongoHQ), which helps developers ship applications with production grade databases. We spoke with Kurt Mackey, original founder of Compose, to learn more about company’s Database as a Service platform.ADM: Why is it so difficult and time consuming for developers to manage a database?Mackey: A developer’s time can be a busin...


Optimizing-Developers-Time-With-Adaptive-Databases

Optimizing Developers Time With Adaptive Databases


Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by

We recently took a deep dive into adaptive databases with Chad Jones, the Chief Strategy Officer at Deep Information Sciences, whose deepSQL platform offers an adaptive, application-aware database that unifies operational transactions and real-time analytics while using machine learning to automatically adapt to application demands at cloud scale.ADM: How do database li...


How-Open-for-Data-Reinforces-IBM

How Open for Data Reinforces IBM's Capability to Provide Cloud-Based Services


Thursday, March 10, 2016 by

Adam Kocoloski, CTO for IBM Analytics Platform Services, reached out to discuss the IBM Cloud Data Services portfolio of managed services for data and analytics which provides over 25 services on the IBM Cloud. The solutions are designed to help developers build, deploy and manage web and mobile applications and enable data scientists to discover hidden trends usin...


VMware-AirWatch-8.3-Release-Includes-Enhanced-Security-Functionality

VMware AirWatch 8.3 Release Includes Enhanced Security Functionality


Sunday, February 21, 2016 by

The latest rendition of the VMware AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) platform, AirWatch 8.3, has been released now providing support for the VMwareWorkspace ONE app to help organize app access and eliminate the need for passwords. It also expands the AirWatch Privacy First program with a user-facing website and visual privacy notice to mitigate concerns thro...


Java-Based-WildFly-10-is-Now-Available

Java Based WildFly 10 is Now Available


Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by

Java EE 7 application server platform WildFly 10 (formerly JBoss Application Server) is now officially complete and available for download adding a number of capabilities and improvements to the powerful, lightweight, open-source application server.WildFly 10 implements the Java EE 7 Full and Web Profile standards. This release includes all the major features from WildF...


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CodeLathe's FileCloud Adds Microsoft Azure File Storage as Storage Option


Tuesday, January 5, 2016 by

CodeLathe’s FileCloud has added support for Microsoft Azure File Storage as a backend file storage option. The FileCloud platform allows businesses and managed service providers to host their own end-to-end file sync, share and mobile access solution with the ability to deploy the high available, redundant and scalable FileCloud on Azure Cloud infrastructure.Azure File ...


Datawise.io-Developing-Network-and-Storage-Solutions-for-Linux-Containers

Datawise.io Developing Network and Storage Solutions for Linux Containers


Tuesday, November 10, 2015 by

Datawise.io is a startup that is developing network and storage solutions for Linux containers to scale cloud-native applications. The company has recently announced that it has been working with the Kubernetes open source community to offer new capabilities and extensions for I/O resource scheduling and configuration across a container cluster. Datawise.io’s contr...


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Latest AirWatch Release Includes New Tizen and iBeacon Support


Tuesday, August 11, 2015 by

AirWatch has released AirWatch 8.1, which offers new OS support, administrative and serviceability upgrades, and enterprise readiness features.Including support of recent OS releases such as Windows 10 and iOS 9, AirWatch 8.1 also introduces Apple iBeacon integration to add location-based configuration. For the Apple Watch, the platform now provides the ability to enfor...


Apps-that-Stick:-A-29-Step-Plan-for-a-Killer-Launch

Apps that Stick: A 29 Step Plan for a Killer Launch


Thursday, June 18, 2015 by

Hey while you’re chugging that beer Friday back you may want to think about this head-spinning number: To date App Store developers have earned a cumulative $25 billion from the sale of apps and games.That a big pie, do you have what it takes to get your proper slice?Also, there’s a science to coding an app and there is definitely a science to marketing apps. Finding yo...